Cody Walker is honoring his late brother Paul Walker in a heartfelt way! He recently welcomed his third child, a baby boy with his wife Felicia Walker. The couple named their newborn son after Cody’s late brother, Fast & Furious star Paul Walker who passed away in the year 2013.
The name of the pair’s newborn son is Paul Barrett (“Bear”) Walker. Felicia gave birth to her and Cody’s third child together on Sunday, April 30, 2023, in Arizona. Read on to know more about Cody Walker’s decision to name his newborn son after his late brother.
Paul Walker’s brother Cody Walker names his newborn baby boy after the late actor
Cody Walker recently shared with People magazine that he has named his newborn son Paul in honor of his late brother Paul Walker. It has been reported by the publication, Cody’s son Paul Barrett (“Bear”) Walker was born 7 lbs., 4 oz. on Sunday, April 30, in Arizona.
Walker mentioned that he and his wife Felicia came up with the perfect name for their son nearly 24 hours after his arrival. The couple didn’t find out the gender of their baby until he was born.
Cody who lives in Arizona with his family told the media outlet, “This November will mark 10 years since we lost my brother, Paul, and I just felt now was the appropriate time.”
He further added, “My brother, Caleb, and I are both done having children. My brother, Paul, was Paul William Walker IV and that name goes back four generations. Within the family, he went by ‘little Paul’ or ‘Paul 4,’ even though he quickly outgrew our father in height. It was important to me to have that name carry on.”
Vin Diesel named his daughter Pauline after his late co-star Paul Walker
Yeah, you read that right. Vin Diesel best known for essaying the character of Dominic Toretto in the popular Fast & Furious Franchise named his daughter Pauline after his late co-star Paul Walker.
While making an appearance on Today, Vin whose real name is Mark Sinclair, said, “He was in the room [when she was born]. There’s no other person that I was thinking about as I was cutting this umbilical cord. I just … knew he was there.”
The Fast X star went on to say, “It felt like a way to keep his memory a part of my family and a part of my world.” In the year 2015, he announced the arrival of his daughter Pauline on the social media platform Facebook.
“What a Wonderful World”: “I hear babies crying/ I watch them grow/ They’ll learn much more/ Than I’ll ever know/ And I think to myself /What a wonderful world,” he wrote in the caption of the post.
How did Paul Walker die?
Paul Walker was a famed actor well-noted by the fans for playing the role of Brian O’Conner in the Fast and Furious franchise. He died in a car crash in 2013. At the time of his passing, he was 40 years old.
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